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Ethnohistory (1 July 2017) 64 (3): 401–426.
Published: 01 July 2017
... fixed on “civilizing” through assimilation. Another was a growing scientific curiosity expressed through the founding of intellectual organizations such the Nova Scotian Institute of Science, and often at odds with prevailing religious beliefs, which adhered to the “sacred chronology” of the Bible...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2014) 61 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Steve Amerman The Indian School on Magnolia Avenue: Voices and Images from Sherman Institute . Edited by Trafzer Clifford E. , Gilbert Matthew Sakiestewa , and Sisquoc Lorene . ( Corvallis : Oregon State University , 2012 . viii + 224 pp., preface, introduction, illustrations...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2002) 49 (2): 433–436.
Published: 01 April 2002
... institutional connections between U.S. and Canadian policies. Especially informative is Niezen’s account of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School and its founder, Richard Henry Pratt. Niezen demon- strates the clear contempt that Pratt...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2008) 55 (4): 609–632.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Stephen E. Lewis Based on documents housed in Mexico City and Chiapas, this essay describes how Mexico's National Indigenist Institute (INI) managed to establish its pilot Coordinating Center in highland Chiapas in 1951. Facing opposition from the state government, the state alcohol monopoly, and...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2018) 65 (3): 465–488.
Published: 01 July 2018
... rearticulated through Christianity’s institutional forms. The long and dramatic journey Spaniards and natives undertook to accompany the Marian image from the indigenous countryside to the Spanish city was ostensibly the response to a devastating wave of communicable disease. The outbreak, which has been...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2006) 53 (1): 221–241.
Published: 01 January 2006
... contemplazione . Rome: Missioni Consolata. American Society for Ethnohistory 2006 The Missionary Factor in the History of Northern Kenya during the Second Half of the Twentieth Century Paul Tablino, Consolata Missionary Institute, Kenya Abstract. This article draws on material from my study...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2019) 66 (2): 393–394.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2014) 61 (4): 655–669.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Alice Te Punga Somerville Conventional narratives of Maori encounters with non-Maori logically cohere around the geographic space of Aotearoa, New Zealand, and tend to focus on the post-1840 (treaty) period and on Maori encounters with Europeans. This article examines two institutions in Parramatta...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2006) 53 (2): 259–280.
Published: 01 April 2006
..., Spaniard, and black; and (2) bureaucratized beings created in tandem with institutions of state. Conspiracies and confusions were the result as inquisitors, officers in the most modern bureaucracy of the time, intertwined stereotypes of Jews, Indians, African slaves, and women as part of an etiology of...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2012) 59 (4): 667–674.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Yanna Yannakakis This introduction poses the central question of this special issue: how did New Spain's colonial institutions and ethnically diverse colonial subjects use Nahuatl to administer and navigate a multilingual society? In response, I lay out a framework drawn from the articles and my...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2013) 60 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 January 2013
.... Scholarship about the Guaraní missions portrays the Jesuits as imposing a rigid work schedule based on settled agriculture and instituting reforms so that the missions relied on domesticated rather than hunted cattle. This essay reexamines the roles of both cultivated agriculture and domesticated livestock in...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2008) 55 (3): 439–464.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Robert Galler On 28 January 1886, Crow Creek leaders sent a petition with over one hundred signatures to the Office of Indian Affairs affirming their interest in a Catholic mission school. Within the year, the first buildings were in place for an educational institution that served as a Catholic...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2009) 56 (1): 69–89.
Published: 01 January 2009
... ongoing communal control, while komiti , at first based on European models but increasingly indigenized over time, also became important institutions of governance. Occasional Crown attempts to co-opt such institutions for its own ends were largely unsuccessful. Runanga and komiti were instead, although...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2010) 57 (3): 445–466.
Published: 01 July 2010
...John K. Chance In her survey of the indigenous cacicazgo (lordly estate) in New Spain, Margarita Menegus Bornemann (2005) asks why previous studies of this hybrid Indian/Spanish institution have emphasized property and neglected the owners' seigniorial relations with their subject commoner...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2010) 57 (4): 571–596.
Published: 01 October 2010
... institutions responded to the windigo, as colonial authorities created narratives around this disorder designed to increase their control over Cree and Ojibwa communities. American Society for Ethnohistory 2010 Spirit Beings, Mental Illness, and Murder: Fur Traders and the Windigo in Canada’s Boreal...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2016) 63 (3): 459–467.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Michael E. Harkin Abstract The residential school was a primary tool in the settler colonial state’s efforts to force indigenous people to assimilate to Canadian society and culture. It was a Dickensian institution in which various forms of abuse were tolerated. This article examines the relative...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2016) 63 (2): 301–325.
Published: 01 April 2016
... being. This case study contributes to the literature about popular and in particular indigenous politics by considering an instance of state formation in a frontier region where the institutional presence of the central administration was sparse. Without external provocation, some Arhuacos invited the...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2014) 61 (3): 549–574.
Published: 01 July 2014
... peoples in terms of their seeking alliances and funding from outside allies, adapting institutions and social organization, and reconstructing self-representations for securing and managing their territories. Drawing from long-term research among the Kaiabi (Tupi-Guarani) indigenous people, we compare the...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2016) 63 (1): 95–117.
Published: 01 January 2016
... heroes produce a dichotomous temporality of a time of war and a time of peace and thereby frame different kinds of sociopolitical institutions as inverted moral types. Comparatively, Auhelawa's historical discourse resembles many indigenous Melanesian societies and can be taken as another instance of...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2012) 59 (3): 541–568.
Published: 01 July 2012
... environment in the regional economy, cross-cultural encounters and exchanges, relations between Nahuas and colonial institutions, and the ability of Nahuas to advance their interests and preserve the relative prosperity that under-pinned lakeside societies. Copyright 2012 by American Society for...